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1872-S TEN DOLLARS OR EAGLE

PCGS No: 8665

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 17,300
Proofs: 0

Designer: Christian Gobrecht

Diameter: ±26.8 millimeters

Metal content:
Gold - 90%
Other - 10% 

Weight: ±258 grains (±16.7 grams)

Edge: Reeded

Mintmark: "S" (for San Francisco) below the eagle on the reverse

Notes:
The finest examples graded by PCGS are 4 AU-58's.

Recent appearances:
NGC AU-55.  Ex- Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "October 2000 Long Beach Sale" October 5-7, 2000, Lot 7712, illustrated, sold for $2,357.50

AU-55.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries, "The Harry W. Bass, Jr. Collection, Part IV Sale", November 20-21, 2000, Lot 703, illustrated, sold for $4,370.00  Purchased from William Youngerman on January 6, 1973

AU-55.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries, "The Harry W. Bass, Jr. Collection, Part IV Sale", November 20-21, 2000, Lot 704, illustrated, sold for $1,092.50  Purchased from Stanley Kesselman on June 3, 1968

PCGS AU-53.  Ex – American Numismatic Rarities, LLC’s “The Classics Sale,” July 25, 2003 , Lot 747, illustrated, not sold

ANACS EF-45.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s, "Summer 2001 Long Beach Signature Sale", May 31-June 2, 2001, Lot 9087, not plated, unsold

NGC EF-45.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coin & Collectibles' "The Fairchild Family Trust Collection Sale", May 28-30, 2001, Lot 1486, illustrated, sold for $690.00

Sources and/or recommended reading:
"The PCGS Population Report, July 2003" by The Professional Coin Grading Service